and this season would be a pretty damn good one, all things considered.
things go poorly
I hate to say it but, i hope OSU comes back and wins. I want us to be the ones to ruin their season and make them lose the Big10 tittle in the last game of the season.
never hope OSU wins
only root for OSU when they're playing an SEC team... and even then...
Personally, I've never rooted for OSU, even if they're playing the SEC. Apathy with a vague recognition that a win by them does the conference good is all I can muster.
Who roots for OSU vs. the SEC because they never beat them...ever. While this might be a bowl game only stat I think they are oh-fer.
Remember 2006 when we were both undefeated? When we both win it only makes it better for the rivalry. In 2006 they were publicizing the Michigan/OSU matchup for several weeks in advance. The more wins we both have going into that game, the higher profile the game will be, which in turn only helps in things like recruiting. I want OSU to win every game besides us, that way it makes it that much sweeter when we beat them in a game that is on the national scene.
agreed. also, lol @ tittle
lol @ tittle.
Can't agree. It's much more impressive when Michigan beats an undefeated OSU team.
both teams. Final score-
Ohio St.- sucks
Yeah 8-4 is better than 7-5. However, I think a win out of the remaining two games would mean more than just one more in the win and one less in the loss columns.
Beating a legitimatly good team like WI or OSU would show improvement over the course of the season which would get me super exicited. The defense looked good today, but being able to slow down WI or OSU would put a smile on my face.
If we only get one more win. I would rather get smoked 83-20 by wisconson and destroy tUOS, rather than beating wisconsin and lose to tUOS.
I think we all feel that way. Hopefully the players can get their heads on straight for the WI game. As a fan, I don't feel like its a crucial game because I fully expect WI to win and I am much more worried about the OSU game. I almost feel like we have nothing to lose in the WI game. Hopefully, the players are more focused than I am.
Agreed, We won't beat Wisconsin, unless 2008 repeats itself. If we lose to Wisconsin, it is just another loss and one week of "Fire RR" or "Fire Greg Robinson". If we lose to to tUOS, it is the al that for a whole year AND tUOS fans talking shit.
We won't beat Wisconsin, unless 2008 repeats itself
Why make this assumption? We won't be favored or anything, but given that we're a bowl-bound team, why act like this game is completely out of our reach?
Another win gets us in the Gator or Outback Bowl which is much better than playing at 10PM in the Insight Bowl.
Dude, what's the big deal about a 10PM start? This is the second thread you've said that on.
I agree - I actually kind of like it - full football concentration after everyone else goes to bed.
I can hear Dora and Boots singing about how they, in fact, "did it." My wife turned off the carpet cleaner about 8 minutes ago.
Yeah, we all would prefer 11 am/1 pm on Jan 1, but a 10 pm kick sounds a little enchanting right now.
Another year older, and you'll be able to watch Penguins of Madagascar-pretty damn funny.
Actually i was wrong, the game starts at 6PM EST on a Tuesday.
Gator Bowl is on New Years day at 1:30 but its on ESPN2 instead of being on CBS. Basically this would give us the best exposure and help with recruiting in Florida. The only bad thing, we might end up playing Arkansas and that would suck for our secondary.
one more win would be OUTSTANDING, TREMENDOUS.
8 wins, from 3 then 5
4 B10 wins from 2 then 1
reasonably, we will have beaten a quality team presumably with decent D and offense and ST.
probably not gonna happen, but it would mean a lot more than just one more win.
The way this season could have gone, even without another win, here's how I'm feeling:
I'd say this is already a pretty damn good season, but we could win both of our games coming up. I sure want em to win the last game in the Big House this season, but I'd kill for a win against OSU.
If PSU beats OSU and Iowa rebounds to beat them next week as well as Michigan beating Wisky at home, The Game could result in Michigan jumping OSU in the Big Ten to end the year. Hey, crazier things have happened.
I like the way you think!
....would make me even more upset that we only have 3 more games to play. I know that wasn't a Rembrandt out there today, but to me it was fun watching the team battle and get a league road win. You don't get those for free. It doesn't matter who your opponent is.
At the beginning of the season I predicted 8-4 with a win over OSU. I've never been wrong in my life.
Because we finished 9-3 with a win over tOSU, is it okay if I rub it in?
Wisconsin needs to spend some time in the penalty box.
The other B10 coaches
At this point, I'm almost in favor of the team purposely tanking next week against Wisconsin in order to ensure that MSU doesn't get an outright B10 title, especially if OSU goes down today.
That is pure Little Brother thinking.
At this point, I'm really pretty much fully in favor of being 8-3.
the badgers drop 83 on Indy I wasn't aware that Indy had pissed in there wheaties recently?
I'm Ron Burgundy?
I always want OSU to be undefeated going into The Game, when I was on campus ('94-'98), that was a sure sign that Michigan would win.